Monthly Archives: May 2016

On Death

I used to think of death as: delete file and empty trash. Now I think of it more as: make back-up copy and meet the Programmer.

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Courage Demands Gratitude

Dear Americans, while we enjoy our Memorial Day, may we not fail to remember those whose sacrifices paid for it. Those soldiers, firefighters, police officers and others whose sacrifices have secured the lives and freedoms of Americans and non-Americans alike. … Continue reading

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Without Wonder…

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the expanse proclaims the work of his hands.” ~Psalm 19:1 May you have a wonder-full life.

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Tips for Writers: Frustrate Your Hero

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I know, you’re thinking, “Well, of course. I always seek Mick Jagger’s advice when creating characters.” Or not. But Mick has a point: Instead of building a conventional dramatic arc by having your main character…

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Fool’s Odyssey 14

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Four: Wanderings in the Wilderness Previously: Disenchanted with sensualism, the Fool sought a different life. Again. ↔ I finally found someone to share all the fun I wasn’t having. It … Continue reading

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I’m So Clever

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Every time I quote myself or invite people to follow my blog I realize I’m still just that little kid on the playground shouting, “Mommy, look at me!” or “Daddy, watch what I can do!”…

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The Wishing Map 14

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Three: Aviar (continued) Previously: Like her brother, Gina stood on the Map and promptly disappeared. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Zack slept…

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